But most of all, plenty of dancing. It was sort of like the Arabic dabke, but the tempo seemed to be a bit faster, and instead of joining hands, some of the men joined pinky fingers:
Others held shoulders:
Many of them women were dressed in bright costumes:
People were having a great time. There were many colorful flags denoting various Kurdish regions or groups, I’m assuming:
There was also no shortage of political slogans either:
One final note: there was no mainstream Lebanese news coverage of this event. I only found out about it on Twitter. Thanks Abir.